Our Opinion

The Xiaomi Redmi 4 (3GB RAM, 32GB) is a slightly better phone than the 10.or E (3GB RAM, 32GB), and is also slightly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Xiaomi Redmi 4 (3GB RAM, 32GB)!

10.or E (3GB RAM, 32GB)  Xiaomi Redmi 4 (3GB RAM, 32GB) 
10.or E Xiaomi Redmi 4
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Excellence Score
20.3
22.2
Value for Money Score
69.5
72.2
Price ₹ 6,699 onwards ₹ 6,994 onwards
Launch Date (India) Sep, 2017 May, 2017
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 7.1 Nougat, Upgradeable to 8.0 Oreo Android 6.0 Marshmallow, Upgradeable to 8.0 Oreo
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5.5 inches 5 inches
Screen Resolution 1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display Yes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Yes
Display Features 2.5D Glass IPS LCD, 2.5D Curved Glass, Reading Mode, Night Display
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.5 GHz 1.4 GHz
Processor Type Octa Core Octa Core
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Qualcomm Snapdragon 435
GPU Adreno 505 Adreno 505
RAM 3 GB 3 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE Yes Yes
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (4K) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features F/2.0 Aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), 1.12um Pixel Size, CMOS Sensor, Panorama, Facial Recognition 5P Lens, F/2.0 Aperture, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), Low Light Enhancement, HDR, Panorama, Burst mode, Face Recognition, Real-time Filters
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 5.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features LED Flash, F/2.0 Aperture, Beautify, Selfie Timer, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Beautify, F/2.2 Aperture, Selfie Countdown, Face Recognition, Real-time Filters
Internal Memory 32 GB 32 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)
Thickness 8.5 mm 8.65 mm
Weight 150 gm 150 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh 4100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 432 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A N/A
Battery Talktime N/A N/A
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A N/A
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A N/A
Fingerprint sensor Yes Yes
Other Features Noise Filtration WiFi Direct; WiFi Dual-band; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Very good build quality - solid, premium, compact and feels good when held in hand
  • The compact design also works well for one-handed operations
  • Accurate fingerprint sensor at the back
  • Dedicated dual SIM tray with a separate microSD card slot on the left - unlike some of the competitors that offer Hybrid Dual Sim
  • Good 5.5-inch IPS 2.5D HD display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection - good brightness levels, good color reproduction, good viewing angles
  • Almost Stock Android UI keeps things nice and simple - the only added apps are from Amazon such as Amazon Shopping, Prime Video and Amazon Kindle, and a 10.or care app for customer service from the brand
  • The 10.or Care app helps you to diagnose various parts of the device including a battery, RAM, Wi-fi and more - with this app, you can also book for mobile repair, get the service estimates and you can also get in touch customer care either through call or email - the integrated service support is definitely a plus point
  • Good day-to-day performance powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 - the chipset is good for casual usage ranging from browsing the internet, listening to songs, chatting and watching videos (it is not meant though for intensive gaming or multi-tasking between heavy apps)
  • Decent rear camera - picture quality during daylight condition is good with right amount details and clarity - macro shots are especially good
  • Decent front camera for selfies - the inclusion of the front flash helps with photography at night
  • Good call quality
  • Decent loudspeaker, and decent audio quality through headset
  • Excellent battery life - with moderate use, it goes on for 2 days
  • On the whole, for day-to-day use (minus intensive gaming), this is a solid all-round device
  • Top-notch build quality
  • The polished all-metal back of the Redmi 4 makes this phone look more premium than its predecessor (and actually more similar to the more expensive Redmi Note 4)
  • Nice attention to detail overall - such as a protective ring around the camera lens
  • Compact, and quite usable with just one hand - fits well in the hand
  • Fingerprint sensor works well, and is conveniently located
  • Nice 5-inch HD (720x1280) IPS display with 2.5D curved-edge glass - bright, sharp, and with decent viewing angles
  • Xiaomi's MIUI skin is one of the more refined Android UIs - it is clean, polished, and has a bunch of added functionality - Dual Apps, Quick Ball, One-handed mode, Child Mode, Second Space
  • Decent overall performance - on par with those of other phones powered by the Snapdragon 430 series processor
  • Decent rear camera - a definite improvement over the Redmi 3S - is quick at focusing, and images are fairly detailed and sharp
  • Video recording at 720p and 1080p is decent too
  • Decent front camera - pictures taken in good light have a good amount of detail and decent colour tone
  • Decent call quality
  • Good audio quality
  • Good video playback performance
  • Excellent battery life - with moderate use, lasts up to 2 days - there are also power saving modes to help squeeze more life out of each charge
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • The bottom bezel is quite large and looks awkward without any physical or capacitive button on it
  • Due to the reflective display, the sunlight legibility is average
  • The rear camera is pretty good in daylight, but could have been better in low light
  • No fast charging support - so it takes over 2 and half hours to charge the phone
  • Camera performance is improved, but ordinary low-light shots and slow processing in HDR mode still leave something to be desired
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